Right-click or long-press to download and listen offline. It’s the end of the month, so that means we have some news, a new Skeptical Hero, and of course, Astrology! SHOW NOTES: Australian man gets cyanide poisoning from home-made “supplement” Racist wins Republican Senate Primary in Alabama. TINA takes a shot at bringing down Satan’s Gwyneth […]Read More #13: Googs Doin’ Some Good
Right-click or long-press and save to listen offline. In this episode Jody and I discuss generational psychology and what’s wrong with it. Do “Millenials” even exist in the way they are portrayed? We’ll find out after Jody introduces a new mini-segment, and we’ll present a lovely Monthly Dose of Stupid. SHOW NOTES Deep Takes Olga […]Read More #12: Those damn millenials.
Right-click or long-press and download to listen offline, or find us on Google Play Music and iTunes. In our end-of-the-month episode, we’ve shortened the news to discuss all of the protesting happening lately centred around bigotry and hate. We of course, still cover the news, name a very special Skepical Hero of the Month, and this […]Read More #11: Bigots are stupid.
Right-click or long-press and download to listen offline. You can also find us on iTunes and Google Play Music. In this episode, Jody subjects Mark to a battery of neuroscience statements to see if he can guess which are true, and which are nonsense. You might be surprised by the answers! We also present another […]Read More #10: Neurological Nonsense
Right-click or long-press and save to listen offline. It’s the end of the month, so that means we’re back with news! In this episode we discuss chronic traumatic encephaloptahy in football players, a potential vaccine for type 1 diabetes, and how the U.K. is stickin’ it to “alternative medicine”. And finally, in everybody’s favourite segment, […]Read More #9: This is your brain on football.
Right-click or long-press and download to listen offline. SHOW NOTES Sandy Hook hoaxer sentenced to prison time. Belgian couple sentenced to prison time after unintentional death of their infant son. Whooping Cough outbreak strikes Southern Alberta after vaccination rates fall. Jon Oliver speaks out about vaccine safety. Medical marijuana is complicated, and not […]Read More Being Skeptical Episode 7
Right-click or long-press and save to download and listen offline. Starting this month, Being Skeptical is moving to a new, easier to digest format! We decided that episodes in the 1hr40min to 2hr range was probably asking too much of our audience, so we will now do a biweekly format, splitting our content up across […]Read More Being Skeptical 6 – Glyphosate Lawsuit (New format!)
Right-click or long-press and save to listen offline. NEWS ARTICLES FROM THIS EPISODE: University of Saskatchewan professor harassed by anti-GMO group. Woman goes a year without insulin after receiving bioengineered pancreas. Minnesota Somali community suffers Measles outbreak due to mistrust of vaccines. Neurologists discover brain lesions can be responsible for religious fundamentalism. Problems with academic […]Read More Being Skeptical 5 – Can Bill Nye Save the World?
Right-click or long-press to download and listen offline. NEWS ARTICLES FROM THIS EPISODE: Is Alex Jones faking? Cassini discovers necessary elements for life in Enceladus. HPV vaccine trial incredibly successful in Scotland. Animal accupuncture. Great Barrier Reef suffers catastrophic bleaching event, declared terminal. March for Science Canada. SKEPTICAL HERO OF THE MONTH: BILL NYE ARTICLES […]Read More Being Skeptical Episode 4 – Syrian Conspiracies
Right-click long press to download so you can listen offline. News articles: Quebec ostepaths facing dozens of charges. French teenager cured of Sickle Cell Disease. “Liberation Therapy” debunked for good. Immortal blood cells. The importance of the March for Science. Complex calculations on mammalian bioscomputers. Skeptical Hero of the Month: Phil Plait Phil Plait takes […]Read More Being Skeptical Episode 3 – Vandana Shiva